Lake Wheeler Road Monitoring and Research Station
Wake County, NC
The Lake Wheeler Road Monitoring and Research Station lies within the Raleigh Geologic Belt and is underlain by a metamorphosed felsic gneiss. This site was selected for study to evaluate the effects of fesic gneiss rock type and steeply dipping foliation on groundwater quality.
Chapman, Melinda J., Richard E. Bolich, and Brad A. Huffman, 2005, Hydrogeologic Setting, Ground-Water Flow, and Ground-Water Quality at the Lake Wheeler Road Research Station 2001-2003: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigation Report 2005-5166.